The ski area on Mount Hermon was closed to visitors due to heavy fog, but is expected to open today to skiers and non-skiers, with one meter of fresh snow.
Tel Aviv sees 22 mm of rain in little over an hour, Haifa's Technion hit by reported 87 mm of rain in stormy night that forecasters say will turn into a wet weekend.
School of Sustainability at the IDC Herzliya received major start-up donations from Israel Chemicals, the cause of major environmental hazards in Israel.
Construction Minister says regions are in areas of high demand for housing, and that making them suitable for construction could go a long way toward meeting these demands.
Parks authority wants dozens of Jordan Valley outposts, which house one-third of all bat species found in Israel, to be turned into nature reserves.
Interior Ministry committee examining relocation of current maintenance site reportedly put the Yarkon River site high on its short list of candidates.
Director of Union for Environmental Defense says, 'Today the struggle for the dunes ends with a legal and environmental achievement.'
Report recommends legislation for treating the tens of thousands of tons of dangerous household waste.
Company will pay for most of the salt-harvesting project that aims to protect hotels at the southern end of the Dead Sea from flooding, a project whose cost is estimated at NIS 3.8 billion.
Environmental group urges more studies to assessimpact of air quality on health.